TURKISH DEFENCE MINISTER : 7,800 OFFICERS EXPELLED FROM TURKISH ARMED FORCES SINCE FAILED COUP

Sourced : Turkish Minute

Turkey’s Defense Minister Fikri Işık announced on Sunday that a total of 7,800 military officers have been expelled from the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) due to their alleged links to the faith-based Gülen movement since a failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016.

The military coup attempt on July 15 killed over 240 people and wounded more than a thousand others. Immediately after the putsch, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government along with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan pinned the blame on the Gülen movement.

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